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Kirtland Community College Library DT 83 .C66 2018 30775305542145 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781426219771
  • ISBN: 1426219776
  • Physical Description: print
    399 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, D. C. : National Geographic, [2018]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-390) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Ancient Egypt chronology -- Introduction: Why women don't rule the world -- Merneith : queen of blood -- Neferusobek : the last woman standing -- Hatshepsut : queen of public relations -- Nefertiti : more than just a pretty face -- Tawosret : the survivor -- Cleopatra : drama queen -- Epilogue: Why women should rule the world.
Summary, etc.: "Explores the lives of six remarkable female pharaohs, from Hatshepsut to Cleopatra--women who ruled with real power. What was so special about ancient Egypt that provided women this kind of access to the highest political office? What was it about these women that allowed them to transcend patriarchal obstacles? What did Egypt gain from its liberal reliance on female leadership, and could today's world learn from its example?"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Sobekneferu Queen of Egypt active 18th century B.C
Hatshepsut Queen of Egypt
Nefertiti Queen of Egypt active 14th century B.C
Tausert Queen, consort of Seti II, King of Egypt active approximately 1187 B.C.-1185 B.C
Cleopatra Queen of Egypt -30 B.C
Queens Egypt Biography
Pharaohs Biography
Pharaohs History
Egypt Civilization To 332 B.C
Egypt Kings and rulers Biography
Egypt History To 640 A.D Biography
Genre: Biographies.
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